Tuesday August 22nd 2006, 8:00 PMAustralia's largest insurer has warned the Gold Coast in south-east Queensland is the nation's equivalent to New Orleans before it was hit by hurricane Katrina. [News Source]
Beattie heeds future cyclone warnings.
Tuesday August 22nd 2006, 8:00 PMBP is keen to accentuate its eco-friendly ambitions. But critics doubt how seriously the company is committed to cleaning up its act [News Source]
You and your carbon footprint.
Tuesday August 22nd 2006, 8:00 PMFuel colossus BP offers an online facility that allows you to calculate your carbon footprint. [News Source]
A shot in the arm for Columbiana Co.?
Tuesday August 22nd 2006, 8:00 PMThe Columbiana County Port Authority is working to create a $4 billion facility to turn coal into liquid fuel. [News Source]
South Bay activists are angered by stalled bills.
Tuesday August 22nd 2006, 8:00 PMLegislation important to the Port of Los Angeles and South Bay air quality improvements may be scrapped this year, perhaps for political as much as policy reasons. [News Source]
Stopping warming long-term process.
Tuesday August 22nd 2006, 8:00 PMGlobal warming is a complicated problem of long standing — but the more we do now, the more likely our planet will remain a comfortable place to live. [News Source]
New nuclear plants will reduce pollution and dependence on foreign oil and gas resources.
Tuesday August 22nd 2006, 8:00 PMLocal, state and federal government agencies should work with utilities to encourage the construction of new nuclear power plants. [News Source]
Katrina’s lessons fall on deaf ears.
Tuesday August 22nd 2006, 8:00 PMKatrina’s winds shredded through the Gulf South like a giant scythe, but it was the flood in New Orleans that jolted the national psyche, leaving the deepest memory. [News Source]
Advances in solar power closer with legislation.
Tuesday August 22nd 2006, 8:00 PMA proposed Empowering America Act could provide economic incentives for homeowners to go solar. [News Source]
Oahu’s proposed fossil fuel power plant is morally indefensible in light of global warming.
Tuesday August 22nd 2006, 8:00 PMHECO has proposed a fossil fuel power plant to be built in Campbell Industrial Park on Oahu in 2009. [News Source]
Warming up the public to the truth.
Tuesday August 22nd 2006, 8:00 PMThe Weather Channel claims it will deliver sober reflection on the slow-motion weather disaster of global warming. [News Source]